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" I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it. "
Elementary Psychology and Education: A Text-book for High Schools, Normal ... - Side 237
af Joseph Baldwin - 1889 - 293 sider
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Bind 3

William Gordon - 1788 - 750 sider
...majefty's gift. Mr. Reed finding an anfwer was expected, replied — " / am not worth purchafing, but Jucb as I am the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it" However right the principles might be, on which ,, this infinuating fcheme of conciliation was...
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An History of England: In a Series of Letters from a Nobleman to His Son ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1788 - 340 sider
...confidered as an attempt to bribe him; and he therefore replied — « I am not worth purchafing; but fuch as I am , the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it. » Times of civil war and commotion , as they fometimes give rife to the moft fhocking vices...
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A View of Universal History, from the Creation to the Present Time ..., Bind 2

John Adams - 1795 - 676 sider
...as an attempt to bribe him ; and he therefore replied — " I am not worth purchaf** ing ; but fuch as I am, the king of Great Britain is not ** rich enough to do it." Times of civil war and commotion, as they fome times give rife to the moft Ihocking vices,...
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Eulogies and Orations on the Life and Death of General George Washington ...

1800 - 336 sider
...gentleman, when a large bribe was indirectly offered him, anfwered, " I am not worth purchafing, but fuch as I am the king of Great- Britain is not rich enough to do it." JRamfay't and Cordon's ffiJJariu, •f This enumeration is not pretended to be complete ; and...
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An abridgment of the history of England ... to the death of George the ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1803 - 396 sider
...confidered as an attempt to bribe him, and he therefore replied,—" I am not worth purchafing ; but fuch as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." Times of civil war and commotion, as they fometimes give rife to the moft (hocking vices, produce,...
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1806 - 346 sider
...about an accommodation. This offer Mr, Reed considered as an attempt to bribe him; and he therefore replied — " I am not worth purchasing ; but such as I am, the king of Great-Britain is not rich enough to do it." Times of civil war and commotion, as they sometimes give...
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Annals of Great Britain: From the Ascension of George III, to the Peace of ...

Thomas Campbell - 1807 - 556 sider
...Britain and the colonies. His reply is said to have been, — ' If this offer be meant as a bribe, I am not worth purchasing ; but, such as I am, the king of Britain is not rich enough to do it.' This abortive attempt induced congress to forbid their members,...
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An Abridgement of the History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Caesar ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1808 - 342 sider
...about an ac«ommodation. This offer Mr. Reed, considered as an attempt to bribe him, and he therefore replied, — " I am not worth purchasing : but such...am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it." Times of civil war and commotions, as they sometimes give rise to the most shocking vices,...
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Washington, Or, Liberty Restored: A Poem, in Ten Books

Thomas Northmore - 1809 - 274 sider
...fyc. — The celebrated Joseph Reed replied to a corrupt ofler of one of the British commissioners ; " I am not worth purchasing, but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it ;" and the Congress, upon this information, and the commisioners' letter* being communicated,...
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An abridgment of The history of England, continued to 1810. Genuine ed ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1812 - 400 sider
...about an accommodation. This offer Mr. Reed considered as an attempt to bribe him; and he therefore replied—" I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great-Britain is not rich enough to do it." The king of Spain now followed the example of the French...
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